Bitburg invites to European Folk Festival

BITBURG, Germany - Hundreds of folk-dancing groups from across Europe and other countries have been participating in the annual Bitburg folk festival for 48 years in row. This is a highlight summer event in the Eifel that attracts ten thousands of visitors from across the country and the bordering countries of Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg. This year, more than 30 folk-dancing and music groups from up to 15 different countries and several different continents are expected to arrive and entertain festival visitors with original dances and music July 6-9 in Bitburg. Among the highlights will be the introduction of all of the folk dancing groups as they walk into the festival tent at 8 p.m. July 7 and a folk festival parade with all participating groups through the streets of Bitburg at 2:30 p.m. July 8. (U.S. Air Force photo by Iris Reiff /Released)

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